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Set in the heart of the mysterious Black Forest, Triberg is an enchanting destination any time of year.
With the holiday season in full swing, festive melodies and delicious scents waft through the crisp, cold air. Living overseas during the holidays affords a great opportunity to find one-of-a-kind gifts and trinkets to send to loved ones back in the States.
The Aachen market, named among Europe's top Christmas markets by European Best Destinations, takes over several streets in the lovely old town.
Christmas market season is well underway. While you have probably visited some near you, take a chance on these eight markets sprinkled throughout Europe! Take a train, bus, or drive — either way, these markets will not disappoint with their own unique highlights and delicacies!
Christmas Day has passed, but that doesn’t mean all the markets are closed!
Here is your go-to listing of where to still find that holiday cheer!
Norman Rockwell’s oil painting, “Freedom from Want,” is an iconic representation of the American holiday meal. Grandpa is standing at the head of a long table while Grandma makes room for the massive roasted bird, and multiple generations sit around them — elbow to elbow — in eager anticipation.
This weekend is your last chance to experience the quaint St. Wendel Christmas market! Stroll along 130 stalls filled with local delicacies, arts and crafts and gifts for loved ones.
Millions of tourists flock to Europe every winter for Christmas markets. While stationed here, you may need only to walk to your village’s old town or hop on the train for some hot, spiced wine, street food and booths brimming with glass ornaments, nutcrackers and sweet treats.